The United States’ new Taipei Act aims to discourage Taiwan’s allies from cutting diplomatic ties with the island due to pressure from Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE

China describes signing of Taipei Act by Donald Trump as an act of hegemony

  • Legislation ‘blatantly obstructs other sovereignties from developing legitimate diplomatic relations with China’, foreign ministry says
  • US president’s decision could damage efforts by Beijing and Washington to work together in the fight against Covid-19, observers say
Topic |   US-China relations
The United States’ new Taipei Act aims to discourage Taiwan’s allies from cutting diplomatic ties with the island due to pressure from Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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